A paddler makes his way down the Deschutes River in a kayak adorned with a smiling garden gnome.

Pole Pedal Paddle 2017

The U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle has consistently been the largest multi-sport event in Bend for 41 years – and counting. On May 20, 2017, the community came together from Mt. Bachelor to the Les Schwab Amphitheater to support those racing the six leg race all throughout Central Oregon. The race can be done individually, […]

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Shadows in the Hall, a photograph taken by student Rachelle Jeffers, won first prize for photography as well as the Best in Show piece.

Recognizing student artists and their work: COCC’s 17th annual Student Art Showcase

One hundred and fifty submitted pieces, over 60 selected pieces, seven categories, and one art show flooded the walls of Barber Library during the annual Student Art Exhibition. Large ceramic pieces containing light bulbs [pictured**], small intimate handmade jewelry, detailed stippled surreal pieces, and large-scale traditional acrylic paintings were all displayed at the exhibition. “Pieces […]

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